UN Report: Syrian Government Using Children as Human Shields

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

According to a report by the UN's Secretary General as part of the UN's annual report on children and armed conflict, the Syrian government is torturing children and using them as human shields. The report is also critical of opposition forces in Syria and accuses the Free Syrian Army of recruiting children. Radhika Coomaraswamy is the UN's Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict.


Radhika Coomaraswamy

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Elizabeth Ross

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